By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man police say tried to rape a woman earlier this month in Midtown is now under arrest.

Aaron Baker, 22, was taken into custody Tuesday on charges of attempted rape, sex abuse and attempted sex abuse.

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Police say he tried to rape a 27-year-old woman around 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 5 near 33rd Street and Madison Avenue.

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Baker allegedly grabbed the victim by her throat, pushed her against a storefront gate and pulled down his pants.

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The woman was able to break free and was treated for minor cuts to her head.

CBSNewYork Team